EventEvolution Management, Inc., producers of DOCUMENT Strategy Forum, May 13-15, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency, Greenwich, CT are pleased to announce the launch of CONNECT IT Conference.

The CONNECT IT Conference will be co-located with DOCUMENT Strategy Forum ’14 and will focus on helping business leaders understand how better managing new content and document management tools and capabilities can help them solve their core operational challenges to drive higher revenue, lower costs and higher margins, as well as reduce operational and legal risk.

In a strategic partnership with respected industry thought leaders Joe Shepley of Doculabs and Seth Earley of Earley & Associates, the CONNECT IT Conference will give business and IT leaders the practical, actionable strategies to bring back to the enterprise and apply for short-term return on investment and long-term advantage. 

“We’ve heard talk about the ROI of managing documents and other unstructured data for years now, but there’s been very few resources available to help organizations define and realize that return. With that in mind, we wanted to create a conference focused on helping organizations to define the business value of managing documents properly throughout their life cycle and to solve the people, process and technology challenges they face in doing so,” explains Joe Shepley, Vice President and Practice Leader, Doculabs.

The conference will feature two tracks covering a wide-variety of content, such as Choosing Tools and Understanding Tradeoffs (i.e., SharePoint, Documentum, OpenText and Adobe); Organizational Maturity and Technology Adoption; Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing and Content Processes; Aligning Short-Term Business Objectives with a Long-Term Technology Strategy; Getting Buy-In to Increase Adoption and Improve Content Hygiene, Developing Realistic and Verifiable Business Cases; Improving Customer Support, Self-Service and Self-Help Content; Making Content-Related Big Data Projects (Voice of the Customer, Social Media Content, Website Behavior “Electronic Body Language”) Practical; and How Firms Across Industries are Leveraging Customer Analytics to Measure Internal Process Effectiveness. In addition to the conference, the Exhibit Floor will feature a CONNECT IT Pavilion, which will showcase companies who can help attendees apply what they are learning in session.

“The technology tools and capabilities available today are becoming more sophisticated and powerful. However, costs, complexity and risks are rising, and all of this happens at increasing clock speeds of industry and technology changes. We’ve created an event where IT and business leaders can come together to learn from each other, their peers within their industry, as well as related business functions across other industries, about how to effectively get ahead of the challenges posed by these quickly evolving technologies in the enterprise,” says Seth Earley, CEO, Earley & Associates.

To request information on attending, exhibiting, sponsoring or speaking at the CONNECT IT Conference, please call 866.378.4991 or email jdunkel@EventEvolution.com.

About Doculabs
Founded in 1993, Doculabs has an established track record in helping its clients bring content under control and improving the ways they collaborate. Our engagements focus on guiding our clients with our experience, analysis, and in-depth market knowledge. And we’re independent; because we don’t sell software or implementation services, our clients can be sure that our recommendations are objective.

About Earley & Associates
Founded in 1994, Earley & Associates is an information management (IM) consulting company specializing in Content Management and Search Strategy; Taxonomy, Metadata and Information Architecture; Indexing, Auto-tagging and Migration; Content Modeling and Publishing; SharePoint Solution Design and Development; Master Data Management; and Data Quality and Harmonization.

About EventEvolution Management Inc.
Since 2001, EventEvolution Management Inc. has been living by the mantra of positioning the right company, in front of the right attendee, the right way! This philosophy coupled with its creative approach to building events has allowed EventEvolution to build a free-thinking, fast-moving company that is not bound by traditional trade show methodologies. Over the past 10 years, we’ve developed market-focused events that strive to deliver high educational value, while allowing buyers and sellers the ability to interact in creative and cost-effective environments that are conducive to doing business.



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